The number of gyms in Accra is growing rapidly. From low-budget open air gyms to the high-end and pricier fitness centers, nowadays you can find it all in Ghana’s capital.
In this article, Green Views wants to help you find the best fit for you; whether you are looking to exercise alone, indoors or outdoors, have a personal trainer or whatever your needs are, we have you covered. This article will introduce you to the best gyms in Accra, their location, what facilities and services they offer and it will help you get the best value out of your cedis!
Best gyms in Accra
Located in Dzorwulu, Fit Rip offers a fully-equipped gym, a CrossFit Box, a martial arts arena, a squash court, spinning studio and other group training classes.
By downloading their app you can easily book classes and manage your fitness experience – make class reservations, purchase your class packages, check your membership status, keep up to date with the latest products and much more.
Registration fee is GHC200 and payment is made by monthly packages:
- GHC500 for gym only
- GHC700 for gym and classes
- Location: 32 Sir Emmanuel Quist Street, Accra, Ghana
- Opening times: Mon-Fri 5am-12am, Sat 7am-10pm, Sun 7am-9pm
For more information you can visit/write them through their Instagram page
Fitness 1 Gym
Just 11 minute drive from Green Views, is a world class health and fitness center located in Airport City. Apart from a fully equipped gym and group classes, a Spa and Bang salon is also available to you. They host a variety of social events including member mixers, happy hours, fitness expos, and member appreciation days to keep your social calendar packed.
There is no fee registration when you buy a package:
- GHC550 monthly
- GHC1500 quarterly
- GHC2500 half year
- GHC4800 full year
- Location: One Airport Square, Accra
- Opening times: Mon-fri 24h, Sat & Sun 6am-8pm
For more information visit their website
Eden Gym Ghana
Eden Gym is located in Accra very close to Ridge hospital. This may be a good option if you work around that area and want to incorporate a gym session right after work.
This gym may not be as spacious as other gyms we mention in this article but it still offers pretty good, modern facilities, with personal trainers, boot camps, group classes and nutrition. The fees are also cheaper than for other gyms.
Joining fee for new members is GHC150 and you can opt for the following memberships:
- Peak Gym membership (Mon-Fri 5:30am-8pm & Sat 7am-12 noon) = GHC350
- Off Peak (Mon-Fri 11am – 5pm & Sat 7am – 12 noon) = GHC175
- Location: Mayor Rd, Accra, Ghana
- Opening times: Mon-Fri 5:30am – 8pm, Sat 7am-12pm, Sun closed
For more information visit their instagram page
California fitness Gh is Ghana’s largest and most modern fitness center, located on Spintex Road. With facilities and amenities for almost every interest, California Fitness gym/club provides unrivaled opportunities getting in your favorite workout, sport-specific training, cross-training and recreation. You can even find a smoothie bar offering a selection of smoothies with whey protein for your pre or post workout.
Prices range from GHC500 for 1 month (gym access only) or GHC700 for 1 month for full access.
- Location: The Palms Square Mall, Spintex Road, Flower Pot
- Opening hours: Mon-Fri 5am-12am, Sat-Sun 6am-11pm
Total Fitness Health Club Ghana
This state-of-the-art fitness and wellness center located in the A&C Mall in East Legon, is dedicated to helping the community adopt a healthier lifestyle since they opened in January 2011.
It comprises a gym suite with the latest Life Fitness free weight, resistance and cardiovascular equipment, a studio hall where they deliver the most popular range of aerobics classes that cater for everyone, including junior members, and a 20 x 10 meters long modern swimming pool.
Prices range from GHC425 per month to GHC2551 for a year. To follow all their updates, check their instagram account.
- Location: 14 Jungle Road, A&C Square, East Legon
- Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 5:30am-9pm, Sat 7am-7pm, Sun 10am-5pm
If you prefer group workout, this is for you. Located in Cantonments, Crosstrain Ghana started in 2013 as the first mobile gym in Ghana. Currently you can enjoy a range of cross fit style workouts – cross training, suspension training, weight training, high intensity interval training or pad workout training.
You also have a selection of sports to practice – basketball, hockey, tennis, football and handball. If you don’t want to drop a bead of sweat, Crosstrain also offers relaxing activities such as a cafe, a cinema, private and public events as well as therapists.
- Location: 21 5th Circular Rd, Accra, Ghana
- Opening hours: Mon-Sat 6am-8p, Sun closed
Other fitness centers in Accra
Pippa’s Health Center
This health center, besides being one of Accra’s leading gyms, it’s one of Accra’s best places to do yoga. In addition to offering yoga classes several times per week, they also offer a variety of other activities such as pilates, azonto, body pump, spinning, personal trainer, and many more.
Mint Fitness club
Mint Club is a family friendly recreational facility offering activities including tennis, gymnastics, swimming, kickboxing, fitness, yoga, Pilates and aqua aerobics classes, in addition to self improvement workshops, camps, book clubs and markets.
On certain days of the week, Decathlon in Junction Mall, offers free group workout classes.
Green Views Gym
Our Green Views community features an indoor gym by the pool, so if one day you wish to work out at home (or you don’t feel like going out), you have the freedom to combine your physical activity the way you prefer. Pay us a visit to see our facilities at Airport Residential Area.